While honoring policemen killed in clashes with the Taliban in Jalrez district of Maidan Wardak province, a number of national unity government leaders voiced strong criticism against security officials for failing to provide adequate support for the local forces.
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Over 20 local policemen were killed in the Jalrez clash. The ceremony on Saturday saw 12 of their bodies moved into Kabul to honor their sacrifice and receive a formal funeral.
Mohammad Muhaqiq, the Second Deputy of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah, spoke at the ceremony and said the ministries of defense and interior should be forced to explain for their negligence in dealing with the Jalrez clashes.
In this episode of FaraKhabar, host Fawad Aman discusses the topic with the following guests:
• Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry
• Ali Ahmad Jafari, Head of Provincial Council of Maidan Wardak